- "E" is in the correct place
- "R" is out of place
- Approx 25 remaining words

Guess #2: DETER

- Good guess!
- Only 3 remaining words: GENRE; LEERY; REVUE
- Guaranteed in 4

GUESS #3: GENRE

- Yup

- "E" is out of place
- "A" is out of place

Guess #2: POUTY

- 16 remaining, or so

GUESS #3: LATKE

- "A" is in the correct place
- T, K, E are out of place

GUESS #4: TAKEN

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Guess #1: ADIEU

- "I" is out of place
- "E" is out of place
- About 60 remaining words
- I wish the first guess had an "S" and an "R"

Guess #2: CHEST

- "E" is still out of place
- "S" is out of place
- Turns out, that was good 2nd guess!
- There are only 3 or 4 remaining words: "RESIN", "SERIF", "SINGE", and "LEXIS" (maybe)
- Guaranteed win in 4

Guess #3: RESIN

- Bingo

- "S" is in the correct place
- "I" is in the correct place
- Good, but rare, outcome
- Only 1 possibility !

Guess #2: SUSHI

- My first "2" in ages

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- "S" is in the correct place
- "E" is out of place

Guess #2: TONED

- "O" is out of place
- "E" is still out of place
- Six possible: SCOPE; SHOVE; SLOPE; SMOKE; SOLVE; SPOKE

Guess #3: SLOPE

- Only the "L" is wrong
- Down to one !

Guess #4: SCOPE

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- "A" is out of place

Guess #2: POUTY

- "T" is out of place
- "Y" is in the correct place
- Six possible: TABBY; TACKY; TAFFY; TALLY; TANGY; TAWNY
- Interesting problem: Guess a word that can guarantee a win in four
- I think "BLANK" fits the bill

Guess #3: BLANK

- "A" in out of place
- "N" is in the correct place
- Down to one !

Guess #4: TAWNY

- It worked

- "S" is in the correct place
- "I" is out of place

Guess #2: POUTY

- "O" is in the correct place
- Two possible answers: SOLID or SONIC

Guess #3: SOLID

- Wow

- "E" is out of place
- "I" is out of place

Guess #2: DINGY

- "D" is out of place
- "G" is out of place
- Good guess though. Down to GLIDE or GUIDE

Guess #3: GUIDE

- Wow

- "R" is in the correct place

Guess #2: POUTY

- "O" is out of place
- "T" is out of place

Guess #3: THROW

- Wow

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Guess #1: SERAI

- "E" is out of place

Guess #2: POUTY

- "U" is out of place
- 17 possible words left

Guess #3: QUEEN

- Uh huh